Airbus Jobs as Systems Engineer – Milsatcoms at Alton, England, United Kingdom 2022

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Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Systems Engineer to join Airbus Defence & Space working on Military Satellite Communications (Milsatcom) at our lively base in Portsmouth, UK.

Reporting to the Future Military Systems Team Lead, you will form part of a team defining end to end system architectures for a number of Milsatcom prospects, including the UK MOD’s Skynet 6 and the Commonwealth of Australia’s Project Maier.

We see this as a great opportunity to be part of some diversified and future looking programmes. Airbus Defence and Space is proud of what it was able to achieve with a successful industry/military PFI (Skynet 5), setting the standard and establishing what can be done with inter-satellite links, navigation and space-based networks. You will be part of a systems engineering team undertaking end to end architecture definition and design, spanning geostationary and low earth orbit satellite constellations, ground control stations and wide area networks.

Your Tasks & Accountabilities

  • Requirements capture and definition from stakeholder needs through to sub-systems
  • System level architectural definition and trade-offs
  • Working with Engineering Leads and Partners to define the segment and associated sub-system architectures, functional specifications and ICDs
  • System and subsystem functional specification
  • Technical proposal inputs
  • Providing systems engineering inputs as required to support planning, schedule and cost activities

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

Desired Skills And Experience

  • University degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications, or related discipline
  • Experience in the design, integration and roll out of end to end digital telecommunications systems
  • Experience of defining solutions within an Architectural Framework using Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

Not a 100% match? No worries! Airbus supports your personal growth with customized development solutions.

This role involves working within the UK Defence industry, requiring the applicants to be UK Nationals Only (No Dual Nationals) and able to be security cleared to a UK SC level.

What Airbus Can Offer You

  • A competitive salary with annual profit share
  • An ever growing list of company benefits including enhanced pay for maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave
  • Very strong, very real career development options across our transnational, market leading company
  • A hybrid working pattern of 2 to 3 days per week in the office and 2 to 3 days remotely
  • Flexible hours – 37 per week with no core hours on Friday afternoons!

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


AIRBUS Defence and Space Limited

Contract Type

Permanent Contract / CDI / Unbefristet / Contrato indefinido

Experience Level

Professional / Expérimenté(e) / Professionell / Profesional

Job Family

Chief Engineering & Architecture

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to [email protected].

At Airbus, we support you to work, connect and collaborate more easily and flexibly. Wherever possible, we foster flexible working arrangements to stimulate innovative thinking.

Vacancy Type: 
Full Time 
Job Location:
Alton, England, United Kingdom
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